National Medal of Honor Day Monday
INDIANAPOLIS – Monday is National Medal of Honor Day. Plans are under way to add the most recent Medal of Honor recipient’s names to the Memorial later this year: Leslie H Sabo Jr., Specialist Fourth Class, US Army, Date of Action, May 10, 1970; Clinton L Romesha, Staff Sargeant, U.S. Army, Date of Action, Oct. 3, 2009; Dakota Meyer, Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps, Date of Action, Sept. 8, 2009; and Leroy A Petry, Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, Date of Action, May 26, 2008.
The IPALCO Foundation oversees the operations of the Memorial. Contributions to the Memorial can be made to the IPALCO Foundation at One Monument Circle, Indianapolis IN, 46204.
Resource fair to be held in Noblesville
NOBLESVILLE — A Senior & Caregiver Educational and Resource Fair will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday at the Noblesville Golden Corral located at 15755 North Pointe Blvd., Noblesville.
For more information, contact Paul Dworkin at (317) 679-1781.
Man indicted in alleged church scam
INDIANAPOLIS — Federal prosecutors say a Fishers man scammed an Indianapolis church out of more than $300,000 by promising to help it get money to rebuild after a fire.
U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett said Friday that 67-year-old Hrond Arman Gasparian has been indicted on wire fraud charges.
Gasparian allegedly claimed to be a broker for a fund that could issue them a $3 million grant to rebuild, and requested a $365,000 commitment.
National Medal of Honor Day Monday
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Incumbent challenged by first-time candidate
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Reservoir opponents take message to Earth Day
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